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20Jul

Pupils at a Wigan special school were given an introduction to business as they turned fivers into fortunes to help homeless people. The Hope School put on an enterprise week where each team had to transform their modest start-up fund into as much money as possible in just five...

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29Jun

Support our Holiday Hunger donation drive on Thursday 12th July and Friday 13th July, 12-6.30pm at Central Park, Montrose Avenue, Wigan to make sure children don’t go hungry during the summer holidays. 14.8% of children in the Wigan borough eligible for free school meals. That’s approximately 8243 children (based...

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19Jun

Friends and colleagues past and present helped us celebrate our 10th birthday with a summer festival at the weekend. BrickFest, which was held on Saturday, at the Brickworks on Hodson Street, was set up to mark the support the charity has given to those who are homeless, in poverty or debt...

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06Jun

It’s our 10th birthday! And to celebrate we’d like to invite you all to our birthday bash, The BRICKFEST, 16th June. We’ve got tonnes planned for our festival, including live music from; The Quaintest show on earth, a fantastic alternative folk band from Wigan. Their entertaining live show, is...

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19May

We couldn’t survive without the generous donations we receive every day. Everyone who gives deserves the right to know how we use their items. It’s why we’ve created a Social Impact Calculator so you can understand the value – and the impact – of your donations.  https://reuse-network.org.uk/impact-calculator/ At The...

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30Apr

More than £25,000 has been raised for homeless charity – The Brick – thanks to a partnership with Wigan Athletic. The money raised since The Brick became the club’s official charity of the season last September has come from a series of events, from collections on match days, auctions...

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10Apr

More than 100 Wiganers swapped their beds for sleeping bags in support of our annual SleepOut to raise vital funds to make sure no person in our community is left behind. This year, we teamed up with our charity partner Wigan Athletic to host the annual event, so people could spend the...

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15Mar

A temporary night shelter is currently up and running in Wigan town centre to help people in the borough who face a night on the streets during the cold weather. The shelter gives 15 people a bed for the night, along with an evening meal and breakfast. So far,...

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